General Manager Dan O’Dowd announced Saturday that the Colorado Rockies had traded catcher Ramon Hernandez, who had been designated for assignment earlier in the week, to the Los Angeles Dodgers. In return for the veteran catcher, the Rockies received right-handed pitcher Aaron Harang from the Dodgers. After signing starting pitchers Zack Greinke and Hyun-Jin Ryu [...]
The Colorado Rockies added a new starting pitcher to their staff. With an already-packed starting rotation, the Los Angeles Dodgers decided it was best to ship Aaron Harang to the Rockies for catcher Ramon Hernandez. The Rockies also received cash considerations. “Ramon gives us invaluable experience and additional leadership at the catching position,” Dodgers general [...]
It is good to see Troy Tulowitzki back in the lineup for the Colorado Rockies. After missing most of Major League Baseball’s 2012 season, Tulowitzki has started 2013 back on the mountain-top helping Colorado win three of their first four games. Tulowitzki had surgery last year to repair his left groin. The recovery didn’t go [...]
There is nothing like Opening Day.It is a celebration that never gets old. It is the unofficial end of winter and beginning of spring.Regardless of what the Colorado Rockies record was the previous season, fans flock to Coors Field to be a part of the Opening Day celebration. It is the most accepted day to play hookie from work and head down to the park. It is the day when everyone...
Colorado Rockies pitchers Juan Nicasio and Edgmer Escalona got into a brief skirmish during a public workout at Coors Field on Thursday.
The two had to be separated by teammates after some back-and-forth bantering while the players were stretching. The Rockies were working out on the field before their home opener Friday against the San Diego Padres.
The Rockies say there are no...
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Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort served as a tour guide as he showed off more than $6 million in renovations at Coors Field.
Monfort proudly pointed out revamped suites, seats behind home plate with more leg room and a play area for kids who are more interested in fun than the actual game.
As for the upgrades on the field, well, those have been a little more modest. The Rockies...
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Wilin Rosario launched his first home run of 2013.The Root Sports camera panned to Dante Bichette at the perfect time. The brand new Colorado Rockies hitting coach was laughing as he watched Dexter Fowler trot around the bases in the 9th inning.The Rockies centerfielder had just hit his second home run of the season, both off of Brewers closer John Axford. The solo shot, immediately...
Juan Nicasio pitched six effective innings for his first victory in almost a year while Wilin Rosario, Michael Cuddyer and Dexter Fowler homered to lift the Colorado Rockies over the Milwaukee Brewers 7-3 on Wednesday night.
The Rockies took two of three under new manager Walt Weiss in the season-opening series at Miller Park.
Nicasio (1-0) allowed two runs and seven hits for his...
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Tweet Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies came into Wednesday tied for the Major League lead in home runs with two. He would’ve had his third, but Carlos Gomez had other ideas. Gomez inked a three-year, $24 million contract extension last month so Milwaukee Brewers fans can look forward to him patrolling center [...]
Troy Tulowitzki homered for the 2nd time in as many days.The Colorado Rockies picked up their first win of 2013 with an 8-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.The win came in the fashion that the Rockies are going to have to make routine in order for the season to be successful. Despite struggles from Jorge De La Rosa, the Rockies lineup continued to hit, piling...
As the 2013 Major League Baseball season gets underway, we step off the diamond for a moment and into the financial records of each of the 30 teams in the league.
We are taking a look at the salaries each team has on its records as of April 1, a joke to some folks but Opening Day to fans and teams alike. Obviously, with trades, cuts, call-ups and whatever else these numbers are...
Trevor Story is one of the minor league’s best shortstops. Today, elite shortstop prospects are plentiful. As they develop, the next generation of Major League shortstops could be spectacular. Jurickson Profar is a blemishless prospect, the perfect blend of tools and ability. Carlos Correa, last June’s top draftee, is joined by Xander Bogaerts, Javier Baez and Addison Russell...
The Colorado Rockies made no secret of their desire to trade Ramon Hernandez. They may have veiled the desire with talks of "trading one of their catcher," but it's been clear all along the catcher they wanted to move was Hernandez. Now, after not being able to find a trade partner, the Rockies have designated Hernandez for assignment.
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The Colorado Rockies are likely to keep Yorvit Torrealba on
their roster as a backup behind the plate, while they’re expected to trade
veteran catcher Ramon Hernandez, according to Troy Renck of The Denver Post.
Torrealba would backup starter Wilin Rosario, and the
Rockies have another player, Jordan Pacheco, on the roster that can also catch
if needed. The presence...